Education

“Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.”

“Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.” ― Martin Luther King Jr.
Two of my favorite quotes about Education.

Below you will find a plethora of websites I’ve used in the past. Pay special attention to the links that have a star to the left.
Common Core Resources
RSA Animate Sir Ken Robinson
Changing Education Paradigms Video- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDZFcDGpL4U
Changing Education Paradigms Transcript: http:/ filmenglish.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/transcript-sir-ken-robinson.pdf
Engage NY- http://www.engageny.org/
Common Core State Standards- http://www.engageny.org/common-core-curriculum-assessments
INSTRUCTIONAL PRACTICE EVIDENCE GUIDE FOR COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS- http://www.engageny.org/sites/default/files/resource/attachments/evidence_guide_ela_6-12.pdf
Expeditionary Learning- http://www.engageny.org/english-language-arts
Share My Lesson- http://www.sharemylesson.com/
PinTerest- https://www.pinterest.com/
Unpacking the Standards- http://www.dpi.state.nc.us/acre/standards/common-core-tools/
Common Core Practice Test Review- http://www.testprepreview.com/common-core-test-prep.htm
Websites for Common Core Standards- http://www.roe8.com/Common_Core_Standards_websites.pdf
Common Core Checklists- http://www.thecurriculumcorner.com/thecurriculumcorner123/2012/08/18/common-core-checklists/
Common Core Standards Tracking- http://manning-literacy.wikispaces.com/ELA+Common+Core+Standards+Tracking
Literacy Design Collaborative- http://www.literacydesigncollaborative.org/
NEA Common Core State Standards Toolkit- http://www.nea.org/assets/docs/14047-CommonCore_Toolkit_14.pdf
Text Based Questions and Academic Vocabulary- http://www.slideshare.net/Ritasue29/text-based-questions-and-academic-vocabulary
Odell Education- http://odelleducation.com/literacy-curriculum
Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium- smarterbalance.org
Smarter Balanced English Language Arts Item and Task Specifications- http://www.smarterbalanced.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/TaskItemSpecifications/EnglishLanguageArtsLiteracy/ELAGeneralItemandTaskSpecifications.pdf
PAARC- http://www.parcconline.org/
Realizing Illinois- http://www.isbe.net/common_core/pdf/ela-teach-strat-read-lit-6-12.pdf

Free Digital Resources
The Reading and Writing Project- http://readingandwritingproject.com/
Assessments
New York City Measures of Student Learning (MoSL)
Fiction Reading Level Assessments
Support Materials for Fiction Reading Level Assessments
Concepts About Print
Letter/Sound Identification
High Frequency Words
Book Lists, Classroom Libraries, Text Sets
Digital Nonfiction Text Sets
The Library of Congress- http://www.loc.gov/index.html
The New York Times- http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/
Graphic Organizers to Support Active Reading Strategy Instruction- http://www2.milwaukee.k12.wi.us/meir/documents/2012-2013/excellent-book-of-graphic-organizers.pdf
Teaching Your Secondary ELLs the Academic Language of Tests- http://go.solution-tree.com/ell/Reproducibles_TELL_ELA.html
PowerPoint Games- http://jc-schools.net/tutorials/PPT-games/
Pete’s PowerPoint- http://www.pppst.com/index.html
Grammar Express- http://www.grammar-express.com
ABC Teach- http://www.abcteach.com
Teaching That Makes Sense- http://www.ttms.org
The Reading Teachers Sourcebook- http://resources.buildingrti.utexas.org/PDF/RTS.pdf
Meeting The Needs of Struggling Readers- http://resources.buildingrti.utexas.org/PDF/Secondary_ELA_Resource.pdf
Academic and Behavioral Interventions- http://www.interventioncentral.org
ReadWriteThink- http://www.readwritethink.org/

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